Jeff Garrett: Rediscover Ancient Coinage

Make amazing historical connections by holding coins that were part of the cogs of commerce millennia ago By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

Iran Executes “Sultan of Coins” for Hoarding Gold Coins

Special courts set up in August have handed out multiple death sentences in similar cases By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Two weeks ago, international news agencies...

Coin Design Blunders at the United States Mint

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   We all make mistakes – the U.S. Mint included. Over the years the Mint has released multiple coins with...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Bicentennial What, you may ask, made the year 1976 so important for our shop (besides the...

NGC Ancients: The Decline of Roman Imperial Silver Coinage, Part I

From 27 BCE to 268 CE, the purity of Roman Imperial silver was in a steady decline. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Beginning in the...

CoinWeek Partner: World Coin Video Highlights on MA-Shops – November 2018

MA-Shops World Coin Round-Up: November 2018 Edition Sarah Vjestica from CoinWeek Partner MA-Shops offers up four interesting selections in this month's episode of World Coin...

Toned 1960-D Franklin Half Dollar With Full Bell Lines Goes for...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, November 18, a toned 1960-D Peace Dollar certified MS66+ with Full Bell Lines (FBL) by PCGS sold for $7,750 USD...

Collecting Classic US Coins – The Silver Dollars of Our Founding...

You might be surprised at how affordable some of the earliest US silver dollars are By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Silver Dollars...

The Puzzle of the Nova Constellatios

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   What was the first US coin? The 1793 large cent? Or the 1792 half disme? Nope. The first coin series minted...

Thompson Reaches, Reneges on Settlement to Give up Missing Gold

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   UPDATE, 11/16/2018: At the meeting between both parties on Thursday, November 15, Judge Blunt declared that Thompson had failed to...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   A Great Year and a Great Challenge The year 1974 became another great year for Stack's. We...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part II

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Ptolemy IV Philopator (222 – 204 BCE) THE LONG DECLINE OF Ptolemaic Egypt began with the reign of Ptolemy IV,...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency 29 Sale: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   On Thursday, November 15, 2018, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will conduct the 29th in its series of Regency Auction sales. The series,...

United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

Description: U.S. Circulating Coin Production in 1887 - Putting the 1887 Half in Context In 1887, the Philadelphia Mint handled U.S. coin production for all of...

NGC: Give Peace Dollars a Chance

A century ago, world events laid the groundwork for America's last circulating silver dollar series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Wow, November...

Extremely Rare Judaean and Related Roman Coins Featured in Goldberg’s New...

By Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers ......   Once every few years, an auction of Judaean material of the highest caliber is held, and this will...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The year 1973 saw a number of initiatives for changes in Numismatics. With inflation continuing and money...

Million Dollar Coin Watch: Walton 1913 Liberty Nickel on eBay

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   You just don't see this every day. The Walton specimen 1913 Liberty nickel is available for sale on the internet auction...

The Early Days of Numerical Coin Grading

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek .....   Numismatist Ron Guth has very sincerely proposed that the coin industry and the significant Third Party Grading Services (TPG’s)...

Jeff Garrett: When Proofs Were New

The Smithsonian collection sheds light on some of the earliest examples from the US Mint By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   To begin...

The CoinWeek Midnight Stream Episode 6 – November 2, 2018

 By CoinWeek ....   Be sure to watch episode six of the CoinWeek Midnight Stream, which was broadcast Friday, November 2, 2018. Charles Morgan goes on the air...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Gold Coins: Tips for the Rest of Us

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Collecting gold coins is a pinnacle activity in our hobby,...

Holy Sh*t, That’s Rare: A Horseman $10 of a Different Color

By David McCarthy for CoinWeek .....   On a hot afternoon this summer, I found myself wandering a suburban park in search of a grave. Like most...

Ancient Coin Books: A Collector’s Reference Library for Classical Numismatics

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The best advice this or any other coin collector ever got is, “Buy the book before you buy the coin.” For beginning...

The Coin Analyst: Why the Libertad Design Is Not Likely to...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Almost 40 years after the introduction of Mexico’s Libertad -- originally intended as a bullion coin that with time...

CoinWeek Podcast #109: Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Cobs, Coins, and Ingots

 CoinWeek Podcast #109: Daniel Frank Sedwick's Cobs, Coins, and Ingots Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

The Five One-Year Types of New Orleans Mint Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - www.raregoldcoins.com ......   Gold coins were made at the New Orleans Mint between 1839 and 1909. During this time, there were no...

10 Ways to Become a Better Coin Collector

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   As a dealer who works with collectors who range in experience from total beginners to full-on experts, I have...

Standing Liberty Quarters – What Is the Full Head Designation?

Learn Grading: What Is the Full Head Designation on the Standing Liberty Quarter ? Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   NGC gives collectors a more comprehensive assessment...

Rare Lincoln Cent Variety Set to Bring over $27,000 at GreatCollections...

A top-population 1944-D/S Lincoln cent is currently drawing strong interest from collectors at a GreatCollections Certified Coin Auctions sale. With less than four days to...